Today’s passage speaks on our mental health and general well-being
Today’s Bible Verse:
3 John 1:2 (KJV), “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”
What the verse means:
John the author is addressing Gaius. The prosperity referred to here is mental health and general well-being. John wants Gaius to prosper and have good health equal to his spiritual health.
Praying using the verses:
- Heavenly Father, we pray that we may prosper, that is, be healthy fiscally.
- Lord Jesus, we pray that we would be in physically good health and that health would mirror our spiritual health.
- We pray for rest and peace of mind.
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Jimmie Aaron Kepler is a novelist, poet, book reviewer, and award-winning short story writer. His work has appeared in over twenty venues, including Christian publications like Deacon Magazine, Church Leadership Magazine, Discipleship Training Magazine, and Sunday School Leader Magazine as well as secular publications like Bewildering Stories, Beyond Imagination, Poetry & Prose Magazine, and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. He is a former Captain in the US Army. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History with minors in English and Military Science from The University of Texas at Arlington, Master of Arts and Master of Religious Education degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as the Doctor of Education degree. His blog Kepler’s Book Reviews was named a 100 best blogs for history buffs. He is an author. His books and collections available on Amazon. This blog post is from his forthcoming book, “Prayers for the Chronically Ill.”